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Earthquakes and Milkshakes

As there is to everything, There is a fitness to grandad Fleeing a delighted boy. Miniscule petlets of alyssum Compliment overweight orchids. Condos trump the ancient bay. x Drums of stone stacked One by one on top Of each other, … Continue reading

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J-L Forain’s take on Verlaine’s Poem

THE LOVER OF NATURE x Paris being not a spit Worth spittin, I am gonna split. But ‘ow my soul’s a poet’s innit, Sundays when me gaff I quit, The country’s bout as cool as shit. x The overland’s a … Continue reading

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The Antonine Plague

At first it was simply a mild irritation At his slightly buck-toothed expression. He carried on, convincingly enough, But then there was his lisp, you hardly heard it At first, but gradually it became unmissable: THs as Fs. It was … Continue reading

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MPASTURAVACCHE – Jatun Risba at The Room

In December 2019 I was honoured to host MPASTURAVACCHE: The milk-suckling snake (2019) – a one-to-one performance created and performed by Jatun Risba– at my space The Room, in Tottenham Hale, London. Risba states her own motives and intentions in texts … Continue reading

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Yeah! High Fives all round!

Well, this is great! This journal of mine, or blog, or whatever you want to call it, has just hit 40,000 views! Thanks to all of you who have clicked on any post of mine. As an outlying writer, a … Continue reading

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Iliassa Sequin 1940-2019

The death has occurred of Iliassa Sequin, a poet much admired by the New York School. She was a friend of Nobel prize winner Odysseas Elytis, Paul Celan, Max de Carvalho and John Ashbery. Grey Suit Editions will be publishing … Continue reading

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Tangoshiva

Very pleased that The Step is the Foot is selling so well on Ebay. Our Seller is Tangoshiva. And see also Shiva and my Songs of Realisation Our ebay outlet name is Tangoshiva. Click on this ebay link to purchase Grey … Continue reading

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Grey Suit’s new books have arrived

Our new books These have just arrived from the printer. Click on the link above to discover the blog for Grey Suit Editions. There’s a home page and a page for posts which will get updated as we publish more. … Continue reading

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Edith Sitwell ‘Face to Face’.

Wonderful interview by John Freeman with Edith Sitwell. Face to Face is a legendary series of interviews from the BBC and Freeman died in 2014 at the age of 99 years old.  Besides, Sitwell is an author I have always … Continue reading

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Songs of Realisation

Very pleased that this new book of poems is now published by The High Window Press This book opens with poems committed to the transfiguration of the ordinary: garden sheds, bus rides, daily life in Tottenham, motorways leading to escapes … Continue reading

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